Book Review: “REMEMBERING OUR GRANDFATHERS’ EXILE”

Tom Coffman Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Commentary Gail Okawa begins her book — her story, her study — by saying she was born in a blackout during World War II. When she was a high-school student...

Bulletin Board – JASH GOLF BALL DROP FUNDRAISER

WHO/WHAT: The Japan-America Society of Hawaii is excited to team up with Mauna Loa Helicopters to host a Golf Ball Drop fundraiser. The cultural-education group will be dropping 1,000 numbered golf balls over a target...

Estate Planning Insights – DURABLE POWER OF ATTORNEY

Ethan R. Okura Hawai‘i Herald Columnist In my last column, I wrote about the Advance Health-Care Directives that contain a “Power of Attorney for Health Care.” I explained that it is a different document than a...
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Bulletin Board – CAR WASH TO HELP HOMELESS KEIKI (HAWAI’I IS-LAND)

WHO/WHAT: Project Hawai’i, Inc., of Kea’au on the Big Island is holding a car wash fundraiser to “Help Wash Out Hunger for Homeless Keiki.” Your donation will help Project Hawai’i, Inc., to feed these children...

Dad’s Three Cats

Dad's Three Cats by Gwen Muranaka
Drawing featuring Dennis Fujitake as a comic

8•0•8

8·0·8 By Dennis Fujitake
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COMMUNITY FOCUS

"GO FOR BROKE" COMMEMORATIVE STAMP UNVEILED On Friday, June 4, the U.S. Postal Service, Gov. David Ige and First Lady Dawn Ige showcased the commemorative “Go for Broke” Soldiers stamp, the very first issue to...

Bulletin Board – VIRTUAL BUS TOUR IN SHIKOKU

WHO/WHAT: JALPAK International Hawaii, Inc., presents a virtual bus tour of Shikoku, Japan, in collaboration with Kotohira Bus (or Koto Bus). Shikoku Prefecture is known for its famous 88-temple pilgrimage, lush natural landscape and...

Shushin

Nandemo iijanai desuka, sono michi de ichiban ni nareba. If you are number one, it really doesn't matter. – Bishop Ryokan Ara Tendai Mission of Hawaii
The building on the left is the Visitors' Quarters where visitors could spend the night. The Long House (right) was a pavilion where Hansen’s disease patients could visit with family. A chain-linked fence ran down the middle of the Long House to keep visitors and patients separated. (Photos by Gary Kagehiro)

Cover Story – KALAUPAPA

A Place of Contradiction and Contemplation Dan Nakasone Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Kalaupapa. A place of contradiction: stunning beauty and serenity, haunted by stories of deep sorrow. The worst and the best of humanity are portrayed...

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